Today’s Headlines

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  • Newsom urges legislature to speed up climate efforts (CalMatters)
  • Street-level air pollution from traffic linked to higher emergency room costs (EDF)
  • There is still hope for a tax break on e-bikes (The Verge)
  • Money for California from federal climate bill (Mercury News)
  • Oakland plans an e-bike library (Oaklandside)
  • Bicyclists protest LA’s ban on selling bike parts on sidewalks (Daily News)
  • Spectacular multi-car crash brings murder charges (LA Times)
  • LA ponders reining in cars (LA Times)
  • Musk is just a disrupter, not a builder (NY Magazine)
  • The “tech revolution” has done very little to improve transportation (Gizmodo)
  • Studying very local heat levels from a truck (Wired)
  • San Francisco’s housing approval process under state scrutiny (SF Chronicle)

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  • Replacing fossil fuels with “green energy” is just another way to wreck the environment (AP News)
  • California’s plan to rely on ethanol and carbon capture would also wreck the environment  (LA Times)
  • The climate bill abandoned the EV that can make the biggest difference – e-bikes, of course (Electrek)
  • Why it took Congress so long to pass a climate bill (NY Times)
  • “Investment community” weighs financial risks of climate change (Nature)
  • Californians will vote whether to tax millionaires to support EVs (MA will, too, for roads and transit) (Land Line)
  • Architect reveals new details for pedestrian improvements in Hollywood (Archinect)
  • AB 922, to streamline sustainable transportation projects, passes Assembly (Senator Scott Wiener)
  • Video: Could e-bikes transform cities? (FT Tech)
  • Six benefits of biking to work (Bike Radar)
  • CA to allow “submetering” to simplify tracking of EV charging (Utility Dive)
  • AVs are just the end of parking (Planetizen)
  • San Jose weighs building housing at train stations (Patch)
  • Truck companies hoped court would overturn A.B.5, now have to figure out how to comply (Logistics)

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  • Climate crisis: Flash flood in Death Valley (Spectrum News)
    • Fire (CNN)
    • Fire killing fish in the river (AP)
  • US Senate pass major climate, health, and tax reform bill (Grist, AP, NPR)
    • What it means for the climate (ETF)
  • Chevron refinery fire a decade ago created a new generation of activists (The Guardian)
  • Public transit is in trouble – and it’s a lifeline that needs fixing (Governing)
  • Using bus-mounted cameras to enforce bus-only lanes (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Cargo bikes are cleaner than trucks (Cycling Utah)
  • E-bikes are the better EVs (Wall Street Journal)
  • Trolleys are electric too! (The Guardian)
  • The deadly toll of speeding cars (LA Times)
  • Tesla is lying about its vehicles’ autonomous abilities, says DMV (New York Times, Autoblog, Mashup)

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  • It’s time for each one of us to declare a climate emergency and take action (The Guardian)
  • TV weather forecasters have been targeted for telling the truth (The Guardian)
  • Republican districts are getting the most in clean energy investments – especially CA Congressman Kevin McCarthy (Bloomberg)
  • The real roadblock to climate action is red tape (NY Sun)
  • Fake pro-climate group works to kill the federal climate bill (Heated)
  • Embracing “trauma-informed placemaking” (Bloomberg)
  • Palo Alto wants high-speed rail to be on elevated tracks through its city (TR&S)
  • Humboldt Transit Authority touts its coming hydrogen-powered buses (Mass Transit)
  • How to prepare children to ride transit alone (Driving)
  • BART’s onboard ambassadors seem to be increasing onboard safety (The Crime Report)
  • But somebody got stabbed anyway (Mercury News)
  • Greyhound bus crashes on Highway 99 (Spectrum)
  • Jerry Brown’s thoughts on the Inflation Reduction Act, climate, and a lot of other stuff (LA Times)

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